Episode 23 starts by discussing what CAFE standards are and also what the next generation standards will be along with when they are going into affect. Moving into the garage we talk about the GMC Acadia I was in for the past week along with the Chevrolet Traverse Colin was in. We then move along to the major news of the week segment. This week included-
- Death of Hummer
- Honda Ridgeline May Not Return
- Infiniti G to get four-cylinder Mercedes engine/ 2011 Audi Q7 gets three new V6s
We then proceed to the clip of the week segment. This week we featured an ad telling Canadians to stop urinating on the planet. (Link)
Next came our main topic which was discussing CAFE standards and solutions to meet those standards. We mainly talk about different materials used in building cars currently and possibly in the future.
Last we discuss the past week on our respective blogs, Cheers and Gears, AutoBird Blog and Accelerate Mpls. The week in review included- my editorial on the Koreans Are Coming, and the first Mpls Cars & Cafe of the season. Cheers and Gears had a post on the 2016 CAFE standards. Colin had posts about Canadian sales numbers and a post about Engineering Speed by the one and only William Maley.